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New road numbers announced for A428 scheme
16 September 2021 - A 10-mile section of new road to be delivered as part of a proposed major upgrade in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire is set to be named A421, as the Development Consent Order examination progresses to next round of hearings.
Minecraft games launched
8 September 2021 - We're aiming to inspire the next generation of talent through world’s best-selling video game.
Examination Timetable published by the Planning Inspectorate
August 2021 - A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet to enter Development Consent Order (DCO) examination stage on Wednesday 18 August 2021.
Development Consent Order application accepted
March 2021 - Our Development Consent Order application was accepted on Wednesday 24 March 2021.
Consultation - gas pipeline works
November 2020 - To build the scheme, we’re proposing to divert some utilities such as gas, water and electricity. We are consulting on the diversion of a high pressure gas pipeline.
Understanding our local history – archaeology on the Black Cat scheme
October 2020 - Understanding more about the historical environment is key to the development of the scheme.
Sharing our understanding of the local wildlife and habitats
September 2020 - Our team has been working with representatives from local natural history, environment groups and local representatives to help us understand conservation concerns in the local area.
Keeping the A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet scheme on track
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Consultation 2019 - the highlights
Understanding the history beneath our feet
2,500 take part in consultation
Last chance to meet our team
A428 Minecraft exploration
Commuters to save up to 90 minutes in massive A428 upgrade
Route unveiled for major new road and junction at Black Cat
Keep updated on the A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet improvements